In this engaging and interactive digital lesson, the learners will receive direct instruction and practice with keyboarding using the cursor, arrows, tab, backspace, and delete keys as they move the cursor, remove text, and create large spaces.
Estimated Time:9 minutes
Score Type:Automatically Graded
Available Languages: English, Spanish
Vocabulary: arrow, backspace, curser, delete, down, enter, key, keyboard, keyboarding, left, letters, phonics, right, space, tab, up
Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etcTechnology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc
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Due to the small size of students' hands, this lesson does not teach proper keyboarding finger placement. A later unit, entitled Keyboarding, addresses proper touch keyboarding skills.
In many programs, Tabs are set at every ½-inch mark. You might want to describe the ½-inch default setting if students ask how much space is inserted when the Tab key is pressed.
|ELA-Literacy.RF.1.2b||Orally produce single-syllable words by blending sounds (phonemes), including consonant blends.|
|ELA-Literacy.RF.K.1b||Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.|
|ELA-Literacy.RF.K.2b||Count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words.|
|ELA-Literacy.RF.K.3a||Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary or many of the most frequent sounds for each consonant.|